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News & Announcements COVID-19: June 2020 Updates

With summer now in full swing, we wanted to give you an update on what things will look like in the months ahead. We first wanted to excitedly tell you all that Frances McLaughlin has accepted the position to be our next Executive Director. She will officially take over her role in September and you […]

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News From Our Executive Director Inclusivity and Equity at Farm & Wilderness: July 2020

Farm & Wilderness has a long history of striving to create a welcoming environment that values and demonstrates diversity, equity, and inclusion for our campers and staff. We acknowledge that we have struggled at times and not always gotten it right. We want to take this time of leadership changes as an opportunity to re-affirm […]

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News From Our Executive Director The latest on COVID-19 March Update

As we watch the COVID-19 crisis progress, Farm & Wilderness is committed to the well-being of our community and shares in the universal desire to keep our loved ones safe. With so much uncertainty about the future, it is hard for all of us to plan, but we want to share our current thinking with […]

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News & Announcements Board Meeting Agenda May 2020

[See below for minutes of the May 2020 Board Meeting] The meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Farm & Wilderness Foundation, Ninevah Foundation, and Farm & Wilderness Conservation, Inc., will be held virtually on Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, 2020. Over the past couple of months, Board members have become quite adept at […]

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News From Our Executive Director Remembering Joan Cindy Amatniek

It is with sadness that I share the passing of Cindy Amatniek, current trustee and Ninevah seasonal resident, Dark Meadow alumna, and parent of Indian Brook camper then staff, among her many roles. Her husband Max reached out to us with this update last night: Dear Campers, Board Colleagues, and Farm and Wilderness devotes, I’m […]

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News & Announcements Board Meeting Agenda Jan. 25, 2020

The Farm & Wilderness Board meets four times a year – in a major northeast city in January (in D.C. 2020) and in Vermont in May, August (on the day before Fair), and October. According to the F&W and Ninevah By-Laws, the Board is “responsible for the investment, use, and expenditure of all funds and […]

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News From Our Executive Director F&W at the PoCC Conference

The first weekend in December, the National Association of Independent School sponsors a conference called the PoCC, or People of Color Conference along with the SDLC (Student Diversity Leadership Conference). I began attending PoCC as an administrator at BB&N School in Cambridge. At PoCC, independent educators of color (plus some white allies and others) gather […]

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News From Our Executive Director The Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference

The Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners (B.U.G.S.) held their 10th national conference, hosting over 300 attendees from across the country. While mostly adults attended the workshops, there were several area youth groups that performed and individual teens participated in workshops that covering topics from “George Washington Carver: Field to Table-New Soul Food” to “National Black […]

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News From Our Executive Director Board Meeting Agenda Oct. 2019

The Farm & Wilderness Board meets four times a year – in a major northeast city in January and in Vermont in May, August (on the day before Fair), and October. According to the F&W By-Laws, the Board is “responsible for the investment, use, and expenditure of all funds and property of the corporation and […]